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  • Change the World Bank needs

    Few people on the street may be familiar with the World Bank. Yet, it plays a critical role in the U.S. effort to engage the world through its contribution to economic development in poor and post-conflict societies. As current World Bank President...
  • In Nigeria, getting away with murder

    In Nigeria, getting away with murder
    Since the arrival of the New Year, America's Nigerian diaspora, including its significant community in Maryland, must be dismayed by the news from Africa's most populous country. The reluctance ofNigeria'sgovernment to prevent or punish violence between...
  • Pontiff's unprecedented attention won loyalty of many congregants

    SOWETO, South Africa - At yesterday's generally somber Mass, hymn-singing members of the Regina Mundi Catholic Church choir danced a stutter-step down the aisle as congregants slapped hymnbooks to the beat. Just outside the cavernous sanctuary, cars on a...
  • The challenges that lie ahead

    The next pope will inherit a church facing serious challenges, such as the polarization between liberals and conservatives, competition with evangelical Protestants, the secularization of Western Europe and the clergy's steadily declining ranks. The...
  • Boko Haram leader claims blast in Nigeria's Lagos: AFP

    Boko Haram leader claims blast in Nigeria's Lagos: AFP
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for two explosions on June 25 at a fuel depot in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, AFP reported on Sunday, which, if true, would be the first recorded attack on the city by...
  • Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls

    ABUJA (Reuters) - Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist...
  • Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: from Bobby Womack to Spiritualized
    Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks. One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
  • MUNDIAL-El camino de Argentina para llegar a la final

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A continuación, una recapitulación de los seis partidos jugados por la selección argentina de fútbol en el Mundial en su camino hacia la final del domingo contra Alemania: Grupo F 15 de junio, Río de Janeiro, Argentina 2...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience

     Jeff Jacobs: Gaspar Takes Pride In Iran Cup Experience
    Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team. It also isn't what you probably...
  • Así llegó Argentina a la final: cinco triunfos y un empate

     Así llegó Argentina a la final: cinco triunfos y un empate
    Belo Horizonte (Brasil), 11 jul (EFE).- La selección de Argentina, que el domingo se enfrentará a Alemania en la final del Campeonato del Mundo de Brasil 2014, alcanzó este partido decisivo después de cinco victorias y un empate en los seis encuentros...
  • Factbox :Path to the final - Argentina

    (Reuters) - Following is a recap of Argentina's six World Cup matches on the way to Sunday's final against Germany: Group F June 15, Rio de Janeiro, Argentina 2 Bosnia 1 Lionel Messi had a hand in both goals as Argentina saw off a spirited Bosnia side...
  • Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

    LONDON (Reuters) - Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday. British and Indian...